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Port Discovery Children's Museum

35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
+1 410-727-8120
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Could have spent two days!

As soon as you enter you are faced with a huge climbing apparatus that is age banded so you know... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fort Smith, AR
Take your young children here

It was Spring Break and we needed to keep our five year old grandson busy. Port Discovery is the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pamela H
Urbana, Maryland, United States
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Port Discovery Children’s Museum is ranked among the top 5 children’s museums in the United States! (Child Magazine)Port Discovery offers three floors of interactive, educational exhibits and ever-changing programs for children ages birth through 10. Toddle and crawl through Tot Trails. Get healthy and fit in Kick It Up!. Splish splash in Wonders of Water. Shop and pump gas at the Royal Farms Convenience Store and Fill’er Up Station. Cook and serve food in Tiny’s Diner or climb and slide through KidWorks, a 3-story urban treehouse.Port Discovery Children's Museum is pleased to partner with the Let’s Move! Museums and Gardens Initiative launched by First Lady Michelle Obama and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to fight childhood obesity. The national initiative helps children learn about healthy food choices and promotes physical activity through interactive exhibits and programs.
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35 Market Place, Baltimore, MD 21202-4002
+1 410-727-8120
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As soon as you enter you are faced with a huge climbing apparatus that is age banded so you know where to have your children enter. Kids can stay on the first floor or climb all the way up to the third floor with lots...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was Spring Break and we needed to keep our five year old grandson busy. Port Discovery is the perfect place for doing just that. Plus, they had the Thomas the Tank Engine hands on display, which our grandson loves. They had so many different...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We came here after a stay in downtown Baltimore. I brought my girls ages 11, 5 and 3. Navigating to this location was easy and parking was located next door in the garage. Bonus- the parking garage has a skywalk to Miss Shirley's cafe- go...More

Thank tvmtg
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great place to bring the kids while in Baltimore, especially on a rainy day. Formerly the City Fish Market, Port Discovery offers three floors of interactive exhibits, craft-making opportunities, and climbing adventures. You can bring and store your own food in a locker, but the...More

Thank drwong
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend parents of young child take their children here for hours of entertainment!!! Prices seemed good. They take child security very serious!!

Thank sherryanne10
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We visited with my just turned 2 yr old grandson. There are multiple floors of all kinda of activities for kids of all ages. There are also separate rooms for the very young ones. We purchased a 1 year membership for $114 which allows advanced...More

Thank zen3107
Reviewed 23 April 2017

After being stuck for 5 extra days from a snow storm in DC we traveled to Inner harbor Baltimore. We found this place and took our 6 year old grandson in there. It had adventure and hands on things to do. He loved it

Thank bugsymob2007
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We came here after a long visit at a doctor. There are a lot of exhibits but several are broken and need updating. The indoor jungle gym is definitely the best, it's 3 stories tall sturdy enough for adults to follow children up (though lots...More

Thank VatoNurse
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My just-turned 3 y.o. boy had a thus-far unsurpassed blast here. (Another favorite was the Maryland Science Center). He is very active and at 38.1 inches tall managed all the climbing structures, some with help at first. Unique about PD is the mix of physical...More

Thank sparkhj
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this place with my husband and three children (ages 3, 3 and 6). Before I went I read the reviews and really wasn't sure what to expect. However, this place is so worth every bit of your time! The kids will love it...More

Thank Jean D
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I went there several years ago and I remember a tunnel that was very small and completely dark. I am trying to give my friend details but I can't remember what it was for and if it is still there. Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
17 September 2016|
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Response from bridges c | Reviewed this property |
I think it's the Egyptian area.
Antwaun W
How long does it take to get through and see the whole museum?
12 April 2016|
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Response from Prettigirl01 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest we didn't go through with the kids we sat in the small eating area while they ran around. From the looks of it seems to take about 2 hours but of course more with children because they never want to leave
Would the museum entertain an 8 yr old
12 August 2015|
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Response from Karentipp | Reviewed this property |
My 8 year old really enjoyed it !!!